The following new tours were announced. Check the Tour Dates category every day for more.
THE CRYSTAL METHOD
American big beat pioneers The Crystal Method have several upcoming US summer tour dates behind last year's The Trip Home, including shows in Buffalo, Philly, Chicago, Durham, Columbus, Charlotte, San Jose, Portland, Sacramento, NYC (Warsaw on October 11), and more. Head here for all dates, and stream The Trip Home in full below.
It's been a while since Alvvays released their great 2017 sophomore LP Antisocialites, but the band continues to stay busy on tour. They've got a free show at NYC's Central Park SummerStage on 6/26, an upcoming North American run with The National (who are in NYC with Courtney Barnett right now), and more shows in Canada (like Winnipeg Folk Fest in July) and Asia. Check here for all those dates.
Liz Phair spent the first half of 2019 playing tons of festivals, but she has some upcoming headlining dates as well, most notably including a free BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn show at Prospect Park on 6/29 (with Ted Leo and Caroline Rose). Other cities include Evanston, Vienna, Bensalem, Mashantucket, Sioux City, and Des Moines. View all dates here.
THE BUDOS BAND
The Budos Band dropped their fifth studio LP back in April, and although they already played two NYC shows behind the album a few months ago, they'll soon be returning to the city with a stop at Industry City on 9/7, as part of the venue's City Farm Presents Summer Series. The band will also stop in Virginia Beach, Minneapolis, Madison, Blue Mountain, Richmond, and several others. All dates can be found here.
As mentioned, Minneapolis mutant punks Uranium Club are touring this year, including a NYC show on June 27 at Brooklyn Bazaar. Since we last spoke, Pinocchio (who just opened for Bikini Kill in NYC) and Nandas were added as openers to that show.
FATHER JOHN MISTY / JASON ISBELL / JADE BIRD
Father John Misty and Jason Isbell recently began their co-headlining tour with Jade Bird opening, and at the Bend, OR show this past Sunday, Jason's former Drive-By Truckers bandmate Patterson Hood reunited with him for a DBT song and a Rolling Stones cover. The tour hits NYC for a BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival show in Prospect Park on June 19, and you can win tickets to that show.
Bad Books (Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra's Andy Hull and Robert McDowell) are releasing their long-awaited third album this week and then going on their first tour in six years which includes dates in June and August. In between, Kevin Devine has one solo show: Port Chester, NY's Garcia's at Capitol Theatre on July 27.
NYC alt-metal vets Helmet are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a North American tour for the fall, with a 30-song setlist each night.
Along with revealing details of her new album, Charli XCX announced a headlining fall North American tour with support from Tommy Genesis, Brooke Candy, Dorian Electra, and Allie X varying by date.
Following her tour with Angel Olsen, Vagabon has added a one-off headlining show at Brooklyn's National Sawdust in October, one month after the release of her new LP All The Women In Me.
Having just played two Capitol Theatre shows with Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna's Jorma Kaukonen, Grateful Dead's Phil Lesh has announced his annual "Phil-O-Ween" run of shows at the Cap for later this year.
Speaking of Hot Tuna, their never-ending tour schedule continues with electric shows at the Capitol Theatre, Asbury Park's Paramount Theatre, Long Island's Theatre at Westbury, New Haven's College Street Music Hall, and more.
Browse our Tour Dates category for even more tours you may have missed.